Dragon Kiss (The Tales of the Frog Princess Series #7)

Dragon Kiss (The Tales of the Frog Princess Series #7)

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by E. D. Baker
     
 

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Audun is on a quest to find Princess Millie, and to become human in order to win her heart. But The Dragon King has set out a number of tasks Audun must perform before he is permitted to even try to woo Millie...and each one is filled with E. D. Baker's signature adventure and hilarity as this dragon-turned-human-turned dragon and back again battles sea witches and…  See more details below

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Audun is on a quest to find Princess Millie, and to become human in order to win her heart. But The Dragon King has set out a number of tasks Audun must perform before he is permitted to even try to woo Millie...and each one is filled with E. D. Baker's signature adventure and hilarity as this dragon-turned-human-turned dragon and back again battles sea witches and warlocks both familiar to readers of the series, and altogether new. A fantastic stand-alone fairy tale that brings new life to this wonderful series.

Editorial Reviews

Children's Literature - Summer Whiting
Audun is a young dragon who is in love. Typically, dragon love lasts forever. This time, however, Audun has not chosen to love a dragon, but a human princess named Millie. His family does not support his quest to pursue this princess. Undeterred, Audun breaks his allegiance to his loved ones and sets off to profess his unwavering love to Millie. Once, many years back, Audun had become trapped inside the walls of an ice castle. It was Millie who had freed him and he never forgot it. Miraculously, Audun is elated to find that she reciprocates his feelings. Her family is disinterested in the growing attraction between Audun and Millie and decides to intervene. Millie's mother casts a spell and they are gone instantly. Audun is left with the understanding that if he wants to be with Millie he will surely find a way. And so begins his adventure as he searches for his one love. Baker creates an exhilarating series of events that follow. Readers will be enraptured from start to finish and reluctant readers will be drawn in immediately. Middle school language arts teachers will find this novel useful in highlighting positive character attributes. Dragons cannot lie, and the reader will be amazed at Audun's choices as he makes decisions that will affect his future. Reviewer: Summer Whiting
School Library Journal
Gr 3–5—Baker has lost momentum since The Frog Princess (Bloomsbury, 2003), the first book in the series. This installment revolves around the dragon Audun, who wants to become a human so that he can woo Millie, his sweetheart from the previous book—a human who can turn into a dragon. It seems that each of their families harbors prejudices against the other life-form. To gain the knowledge he desires, he must undertake a series of quests for the dragons of his own kingdom: fetching the fertile egg of a desert-dwelling bird, exchanging it for a flute that's held by a sea witch, and so on. The quests seem never-ending, and become tedious and regrettably predictable. An evil sorcerer, spied in passing early on, comes in view again and again, until he is revealed to be Audun's most formidable antagonist. Of course, every good deed the dragon performs, no matter how inadvertent, influences his progress toward his goal. All ends happily, with a dragon kiss, if readers care enough to read that far.—Miriam Lang Budin, Chappaqua Public Library, NY
From the Publisher

“High-spirited romantic comedy. . . . Fans of Gail Carson Levine's Princess Tales should leap for it.” —Kirkus Reviews on The Frog Princess

“As magically adventurous as fantasy can get.” —VOYA on Dragon's Breath

“Baker's vividly imagined fantasy world . . . [is] irresistible and loaded with humor.” —VOYA on Once Upon a Curse

“Kids will get a kick out of the hip Shrek vibe that Baker creates in this updated fairy tale.” —School Library Journal on No Place for Magic

“High-spirited romantic comedy. . . . Fans of Gail Carson Levine's Princess Tales should leap for it.” —Kirkus Reviews on The Frog Princess

“Kids will get a kick out of the hip Shrek vibe that Baker creates in this updated fairy tale.” —SLJ on No Place for Magic

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781599905839
Publisher:
Bloomsbury USA
Publication date:
07/15/2010
Series:
Tales of the Frog Princess Series , #7
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
304
Sales rank:
171,255
File size:
2 MB
Age Range:
10 - 14 Years

Meet the Author

E. D. Baker is the author of The Tales of the Frog Princess series, including The Frog Princess, which was in part the inspiration for a new Disney movie which will be released this fall (The Princess and the Frog). Baker is also the author of Wings: A Fairy Tale. She lives with her family and many pets in Maryland.

Visit www.edbakerbooks.com


E. D. Baker is the author of The Tales of the Frog Princess series, including The Frog Princess, which was in part the inspiration for a new Disney movie which will be released this fall (The Princess and the Frog). Baker is also the author of Wings: A Fairy Tale. She lives with her family and many pets in Maryland. Visit www.edbakerbooks.com

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Dragon Kiss (The Tales of the Frog Princess Series #7) 4.4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 87 reviews.
lscruise More than 1 year ago
I was browsing through the bookshelves of barnes and noble the other day and the orange cover caught my eye. I was so excited, I didn't even know E.D. Baker was writing another book in the series. I bought it and started reading immediately. I could not put this book down!I loved it from start to end. The only downside to this book was that Millie and Audun rarely saw eachother throughout the book =( and Audun was always completing task after task (I thought they would never end) I wanted to see more of Millie and Audun together but it was cool to see the perspective of Audun. He is the sweetest dragon ever!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
THIS WAS AN AMAZING BOOK!!! It was romantic and sweet that he would go through so much for her. Soo sweet!!! I LOVED IT!!!
Mystery-Person More than 1 year ago
To be honest, I haven't read the series in a while, but I do know that it is thrilling and a great read. I can't wait to read the next book in this tale of adventure. This series is great for the young, the old, and the people who think their to cool to read these. It's good no matter what. As you join the adventure in these books it's about immposible to not excitedly wait the uppcoming approch of Dragon Kiss. We all are falling off our seats as it approches.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I didnt know this was all a series. But waiit. noooooooo. No wonder the book didnt make sence. You see i read the sith book and thought it was the first in series.lolo :#)
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A great book everyone should read it
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
RBR and i agree with ok. If you like the books than why1star? I know bakers the athor but love the book not her
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Looks really good can not wait to read
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Thus book was amazing
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Great story about dragons, romance, adventure, and magic
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Not only this book but the collection is amazing sarting from emm going to her children s great to read about. I absolutley recomend his collection andd book to anyone. I grew up reading ed bakers books amd i love them. The books have so many genre in one story its romantic an sad and happy and suprising anything you want a book to have!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!:)
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